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2013 FINA World Championship: Team USA talks about relay win

Dana Vollmer, Jessica Hardy, Megan Romano, and Missy Franklin talk about winning the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay, as Missy Franklin also becomes the first woman in history to win six gold medals in one championship.

2013 FINA World Championship: Swimming: USA DQ’d; France wins Relay

In the Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay, Camille Lacourt, Jeremy Stravius, Giacomo Perez-Dorlona, Frabien Gilot (FRA) get the win as Kevin Cordes (USA) was singled out for starting too soon, disqualifying team USA.

France wins Men’s Relay, USA gets 2nd

France surprised everyone defeating the heavily favored USA team with a time of 3:11:18.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s 4x100m Relay: USA gets photo finish win

American swimmers Missy Franklin, Natalie Coughlin, Shannon Vreeland, and Megan Romano narrowly beat out the Australian team finishing with new American record time of 3:32.31.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 4x100m Relay: Bolt leads JAM to victory

Racing anchor, Usain Bolt took the JAM team to the finish with a time of 37.74, setting a new meet record.

2013 Orienteering World Championship: Women’s Relay: wins

Heidi Bagstevold, Mari Fasting and Anne Margrethe Nordberg break the field and win Norway’s fifth world title (1968, 1987, 1999, 2009, 2013) by one minute and 14 seconds.

2013 Orienteering World Championship: Men’s Relay: Russia wins

Alexei Bortnik, Valentin Novikov and with a great anchor leg by Dmitriy Tsvetkov helps Team Russia pick up their fourth world title (2006, 2007, 2011, 2013), by 50 seconds.

2013 Orienteering World Championships: Relay Men & Women

Orienteering, the sport requiring navigational skills using a maps and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and unfamiliar terrain, makes it’s way to the United States and to Universal Sports. Orienteers will race against the clock and themselves in a series of short, distance and relay events testing their map and compass skills over three days from the 8th of July until the 13th of July.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Men’s 5000m Relay: Team CAN wins after KOR penalty

During the 5000m relay of 2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships, Team CAN was given the win after a Korean skater bumped into a Canadian in the 9th lap, nearly causing catastrophe. CAN finished with a time of 6:51.37.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Women’s 3000m Relay: Team China wins in controversial finish

Team China won the race after a skater collided with one of team Korea, sending them to the ground with only 3 laps left to go. Chinese team member Wang Meng won the overall WC.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #3: L&M 1000m, L&M 3000m Relay, M 5000m Relay

Short track speed skating is one of the most dynamic sports of our age, where the point is overtaking other skaters by competing against each other.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #2: L&M 500m, M 5000m Relay

Short track speed skating is one of the most dynamic sports of our age, where the point is overtaking other skaters by competing against each other.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #1: L&M 1500m, L 3000m Relay

The skaters compete on a 111.12-meter oval track on a standard size ice rink (30m x 60m), with 8-m radius circles in the curves.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Men’s 4×10 relay: Team Norway interview

Team Norway takes about how it feels to defend their title at this years world championships.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Men’s 4×10 relay: Norway defends title

Skiers Asle Tord Gjerdalen, Eldar Roenning, Sjur Roethe, and Petter Northug, represented Team Norway in the 2013 Nordic World Ski Championships in Val de Fiemme. They finished with a total time of 1:41:37.2, with the best time coming from skier Sjur Roethe. Noway has won the event every year since 2001.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championship: Val di Fiemme: Cross Country: Men Relay 4×10 km C+F

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have been held in various numbers and types of events since 1925 for men and since 1954 for women.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Women’s 4×5 relay: Norway wins

Heidi Weng started the charge, but then Therese Johaug lost it to Kowalczyk (POL). Kristin Stoermer Steria took it back and Marit Bjoergen held on for the win, Team USA finished fourth.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championship: Val di Fiemme: Cross Country: Ladies Relay 4x5km C+F

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have been held in various numbers and types of events since 1925 for men and since 1954 for women.

2013 Speed Skating short track World Cup: Sochi: RUS wins Men’s 5000m Relay

Just when it seemed like the Russians were done for, they managed to rally back in the lap to earn a close victory over the Netherlands team. Russia finished with a final time of 6:53.585.

2013 Speed Skating short track World Cup: Sochi: Team USA wins B Final in 3000m Relay

The women of Team USA finished with a time of 4:17.828, narrowly beating Japan by .162 seconds.

RSA wins men’s 400 relay in Paralympics

The RSA, lead by Oscar Pistorius, defeated the champion USA team and set a new world record – with a time of 41.78

2012 Diamond League Zurich: USA wins Men’s 4x100m relay

In a non-Diamond League race, Darvis Patton, Wallace Spearmon, Tyson Gay and Ryan Bailey (USA) defeated the Jamaican team — minus Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt — by .17 seconds.

Felix delight as U.S. scorch to relay gold

Francena McCorory (USA), left, takes the hand off from Allyson Felix (USA) in the women’s 4x400m relay final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Allyson Felix claimed her third gold medal of the Games as the United States outclassed their […]

More Bolt gold as Jamaica smash relay record

Usain Bolt (JAM), Yohan Blake (JAM), Michael Frater (JAM) and Nesto Carter (JAM) pose with their new world record after winning the gold in the men’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt ended his London […]

U.S. women scorch to relay record

Carmelita Jeter (USA), Tianna Madison (USA) and Allyson Felix (USA) and Bianca Knight (USA) pose with their world record after winning the gold for the women’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The United States smashed a […]

Phelps goes out a winner as U.S. wins relay

Michael Phelps (USA) competes in the men’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps ended his incredible Olympic career on the perfect note on Saturday, winning his 18th gold medal for the United States in […]

U.S. women’s medley relay gold

AUSA swimmer Dana Vollmer (left), Rebecca Soni (center), and Missy Franklin (right) celebrate as they win the gold medal setting a new world record at 3:52.05 in the women’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – American teenager Missy […]

Phelps now most decorated Olympian with relay gold

USA relay team members from left Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens pose with their gold medals and American flags after winning the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Four years after […]

2012 Track and Field Diamond League Monaco: USA Men’s Relay world leading time

In the men’s 4x100m, the American A squad, featuring Tyson Gay and Justin Gatlin, scored the win at 37.61 seconds despite some shaky hand-offs.

2012 Track and Field Diamond League Monaco: USA Women’s relay trouble

In the 4x100m, the B squad defeated the A squad — which featured Carmelita Jeter and Alyson Felix — due to troublesome hand-offs, which relegated them to a DQ.

U.S. work to end Jamaican relay dominance

Tyson Gay of the U.S. (front) fails to receive the baton from teammate Darvis Patton during their men’s 4 x 100m relay heat at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in this file photo taken August 21, 2008. U.S. sprinters are striving this week to find ways to end a long 4×100 meters relay jinx and […]

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: American boys win 4×100 relay

For the third year in a row, Team USA gets the win, as Great Britain has trouble with their hand offs.

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: American girls win 4×100 relay

For the sixth year in a row, Team USA gets the win, holding onto the lead for most of the race as Great Britain failed the final hand off.

Relay member Dunn withdraws from US team over drug test

Allyson Felix (R) is congratulated by Debbie Dunn after Felix won the Women’s 400 meter dash on day three of the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Hayward Field on June 25, 2011 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry July 13 (Reuters) – Former U.S. world indoor 400 […]

Rudisha set for Kenyan 400 meters relay team in London

Kenya’s David Rudisha celebrates winning the men’s 800m at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meet, in Doha in this May 11, 2012 file photo. David Rudisha will not try to steal Usain Bolt’s limelight at the London Olympics but the humble Kenyan 800 meters runner has the pedigree to light up the track in a […]

Road To London: USA Sweeps The Penn Relays

Team USA sweeps the world at the legendary Penn Relays, where nearly 115, 000 people came to see track & field’s biggest names compete.

2011 World Youth Championships: Record victory for U.S. in boys medley relay

July 10, 2011: The U.S. team pulls away from Japan and France to win the boys medley relay in a new record time at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: US women win gold in 4×100 relay

Sept. 4, 2011: Bianca Knight, Allyson Felix, Marshevet Myers and Carmelita Jeter deliver the United States a gold medal in the women’s 4x100m relay.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: US women win gold in 4×400 relay

Sept. 3, 2011: Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix lead the United States in a dominant effort for gold in the women’s 4x400m relay final.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Jamaica wins relay gold, US crashes out

Sept. 4, 2011: Usain Bolt helps Jamaica to gold and a world record time in the men’s 4x100m relay, while a collision at the final hand-off leaves the U.S. with a DNF.

2011 Duel in the Pool: U.S. men win medley relay

Dec. 16, 2011: Watch as the U.S. wins the 400m medley relay at the 2011 Duel in the Pool.

U.S. Cross Country Team Named

Kikkan Randall (left) and Jessie Diggins (Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski Team) PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 24) – The 2014-15 U.S. Cross Country Ski Team was announced today on the eve of the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup opener this weekend in Ruka, Finland. All 10 members of the A and B Teams are past members […]

Rio 2016 Olympics Will Feature Morning Track & Field Finals

Team USA (Christian Petersen/Getty Images for IAAF) For the first time at an Olympic Games since 1988, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will feature finals during the morning sessions of the athletics programme, the IAAF announced on Wednesday (November 19). The full detailed competition programme will be released shortly but the IAAF Council approved the decision […]

Meb Keflezighi and Jenny Simpson Named 2014 USATF Athletes of the Year

Meb Keflezighi (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images) Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi and USATF Outdoor champion and Diamond League winner Jenny Simpson have been named the 2014 USATF Jesse Owens and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Athletes of the Year, respectively. Keflezighi (San Diego, California) and Simpson (Boulder, Colorado) will be honored on Thursday, December 4, at the Jesse […]

Tough Slalom Start for Americans

Click here for the full 2014-2015 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup viewing schedule. Olympic gold medalist and reigning World Cup champion Mikaela Shiffrin was electrifying in her opening turns on the first run of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom opener. But an uncharacteristically conservative approach on the Levi Black steeps got the best of her, […]

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  Crashes on short track

Crashes and wipeouts in the men and women’s 500m, 1000m and relay races on the short track.

2014 Speed Skating Short Track World Cup: Salt Lake City:  St-Gelais wins 1000m

Marianne St-Gelais (CAN), who was a member of the Silver medal 3000m relay Olympic team, wins Gold in 1000m short track.

USA Named Most Successful Country at 2012 London Olympics

From left, Michael Phelps , Conor Dwyer , Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens in London. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden BANGKOK, Nov 7 (Reuters) – The United States won the award for the most successful country in London after topping the medals table with 104 medals, including 46 gold. Former Soviet gymnast Larisa […]

2014 New York City Marathon Preview

Meb Keflezighi and Tatyana McFadden (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Seth Rubinroit Runners to watch at the 2014 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2: Meb Keflezighi Meb Keflezighi will be running his first marathon since April, when he became the first U.S. male runner to win the Boston Marathon in three decades. Keflezighi will be motivated after struggling […]

Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory Named NACAC Athletes of the Year

Justin Gatlin (L) and Francena McCorory INDIANAPOLIS — Four American athletes were honored by the Caribbean Sports Journalists’ Association (CASJA) and the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) as the top track and field athletes in the region for 2014. Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory were selected as the Senior Male and […]

Michael Phelps to Take Break from Swimming after Drunken Driving Arrest

Michael Phelps (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) Oct 5 (Reuters) – Famed U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who recently returned to top-level competition after a two-year retirement, said on Sunday he would take a break from swimming and undergo treatment after his arrest last week for drunken driving. Phelps, 29, who is the most decorated Olympian of […]

USA Roster for 2014 FINA Short Course World Championships

Ryan Lochte (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) Watch the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) on Universal Sports December 3-7 at 8 PM ET. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Eighteen Olympians, including individual gold medalists Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.), Natalie Coughlin (Vallejo, Calif.), Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill.) and Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), will lead […]

2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards Nominees

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After claiming a combined 10 medals at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) headline the nominees for the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards, set for Monday, Nov. 24, at the New York Marriott Marquis. The nation’s […]

Katie Ledecky Named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year

Katie Ledecky (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For the second consecutive year, Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) was named the USA Swimming Athlete of the Year and claimed the Phillips 66 Performance Award for her record-breaking performance in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships. The awards […]

 
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